Trip Planner:   USA  /  Hawaii  /  Kauai  /  Lihue  /  Kauai Backcountry Adventures

Kauai Backcountry Adventures, Lihue

#1 of 2,974 in Adventure in United States
Zipline · River Rafting / Tubing
With our Mountain Tubing and Backcountry Zipline Adventures, you will enjoy exclusive access to over 17,000 scenic acres of former plantation lands in the heart of Kauai. We offer you and your family an unparalleled vacation experience.

Our one-of-a-kind activities include tubing down an old sugar plantation irrigation system, through open canals and several tunnels hand-dug circa 1870. Or you can soar through the air on our 7-line zipline course, traversing the side of a mountain down to a lush bamboo grove. Through it all you will learn about our island’s history, culture and natural environment. Come join us and take home memories for a lifetime!

The mission of Kauai Backcountry Adventures is to provide eco-tourism activities that are accessible to a broad range of people. Our zipline and tubing tours have minimal environmental impact and contribute to the preservation of Kauai’s history and culture. We have helped to restore sections of the old plantation irrigation system, which are now used for the Mountain Tubing Adventure. “We are pleased to be able to set a standard for balancing recreational activities and preservation of our amazing resources here on Kauai. We have opened up spectacular lands never before available to the public. Our exclusive access ensures careful stewardship of the land, total privacy and a genuinely unique experience”, says KBA owner Kelley Carswell Haneberg, member of a 5th generation Hawaii family.
A visit to Kauai Backcountry Adventures represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Lihue trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
Create an itinerary including Kauai Backcountry Adventures
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Kauai Backcountry Adventures reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 5.0
11,786 reviews
  • Awesome, very friendly and helpful. Always a good time when we go, CUSTOMER SERVICE WITH ALOHA 👍🌺🌴.  more »
  • Must do while you are on Kauai! Our tour guide Cinzia was amazing she knew so much about the island and its history! She was also very personable and made the trip! She was so funny! The tubing...  more »
  • Andrew and Kyle were awesome. Friendly and funny. Kailey at the front desk area is great!!! The tubing itself was so much fun! The water was invigorating, refreshing, stimulating and rejuvenating! 😁 Lunch was delicious. This was our first time, and if we're ever back on Kauai (which is probable) we'll definitely do this again!
  • We had such a great time today! I found this place on a travel blog and watched the company’s video on their site. It looked like such a fun and unique experience (but things can look great online and in real life be less than expected). I am happy to report that this tubing trip was amazing! Everything from checking in to having lunch at the end was well run by happy staff. Our guides, Kyle and Victor, were consummate hosts. Kyle gave us such a great history of the island and the property as we traveled to the tubes. He’s a natural at making people comfortable and teaching - and has a great sense of humor. I could try to describe the trip - but my recommendation is to just go. I wouldn’t do it justice. It’s completely unique - make sure you don’t miss out on it.

Plan your trip to Lihue

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.